Shupe Happens

FSA is absolutely thrilled to announce that in July 2019 we are opening a new branch in Atlantic Canada, headed by Paul Shupe, RRO. The new office will be centrally located in Sackville, New Brunswick, where Paul will be able to efficiently serve FSA clients across the Maritimes. Paul, who is a Halifax product, is …

Seismic Shift in Ottawa

Following the alignment of tectonic plates in Southern Ontario, the Ottawa office is shaking with enthusiasm as Wassim Alassafin, P.Eng., joins our staff as Lead Structural Engineer. Wassim hails from Hamilton, but is no stranger to Ottawa, having completed his Master’s thesis at UOttawa. Now, with a little re-education about winning football and real winter, …

Hope Springs Eternal (but Water Stops Here)

FSA is humming a new tune for the vernal equinox and we’re not talking about vintage Styx power chords. Michael Barrington, P.Eng., PE, has joined our Ottawa office and will immediately step into the role of Director of Projects and Ottawa Branch Manager, as John Callender contemplates an assault on the Senior Golf Tour. Michael …

New Accolades for the New Year

2019 has started off with a bang at FSA’s Ottawa Office. We’re proud to report that Alex Lafontaine has received his P.Eng. accreditation, the ultimate symbol of his engineering knowledge, experience, and high ethical standards. John McIntyre has contemporaneously (his word, not ours) received his CAHP designation from the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals, acknowledging …

The Next Generation

FSA was proud to be part of the University of Ottawa’s 3rd Annual Civil Engineering Industry Night. It was great to meet and connect with so many future engineers.

Fall Migration … to FSA

FSA is pleased to announce that Vanessa Matta has joined our Ottawa structural team from the University of Ottawa engineering program. In Kingston, Scott Farmer has earned his C. Tech. designation, to augment our local engineering expertise.

Ctrl – Ault – Insert

FSA announces today that Douglas Ault, MAATO, has joined us as the new Manager of our Kingston office. Doug is no stranger to Kingston, returning from a brief tour down river in Brockville, and his 15 years of building design experience will guide the thriving Kingston office to new heights.

Triple Team

FSA has strengthened our roster over the spring of 2018 with a diversely talented group of three new recruits. Stefano Ierullo, EIT, has joined the London office, where he will be wearing several hats as the office continues to expand. Dan Post brings his experience and knowledge from the Algonquin College Technology Program to join …

FSA IS MOVING UP!!

We are pleased to announce that effective immediately our OTTAWA and LONDON offices have moved to bright, cheerful new spaces. The Ottawa office has relocated to Suite 300 within the same building, moving up to the third floor tower on the south side of the Kanata Town Centre. The London Office has moved to 1385 …

Introducing FSA Experts-Conseils inc.

FSA has a new Montréal office:  FSA Experts-Conseils inc.  The Montréal team is headed by Hardeep Bhuller, Eng., President.  Hardeep brings over 20 years of experience in roof and pavement consulting to the team.  Stéphanie Duguay, Vice-President, Alessandro Fiorello, Project Coordinator and Alexandre Béland, Project Coordinator round out the Montréal team.  You can contact them …

Of Course!

FSA team members Scott Farmer (Kingston) and Roel Parker (Ottawa) recently completed a 4 day, hands-on training course on design and construction of multiple types of roof systems.  Extensive hands-on application, leak detection and repair of the different roofing systems reinforced the classroom instruction with focus on industry standards and best practices.  Identification of common …

Shear Genius

We are thrilled to announce that FSA Engineering Intern Alex Lafontaine, M.A.Sc., EIT has published not one but two papers in industry journals. Both papers are derived from the work he completed for his Master’s. The goal of the research was to establish a better understanding of the behaviour of light wood-frame shear walls sheathed …

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

Jed Clampett’s immortal words are echoing through FSA this week as we lose our 2 super students, Christoph Middleton and Brandon Rowland.  Both are returning to school life for the fall.  Neither one responded positively to our offer of Granny’s vittles; however, we are hoping to lure them back for periodic visits with the promise …

FSA just 1 year away from learners permit!

In a news release that has drivers everywhere preparing for the worst, FSA turned 15 years old today. The engineering firm, headquartered in Ottawa, is finally on the cusp of its greatest moment: an appointment with the Ministry of Transportation. FSA celebrated with this beautiful rectangular cake, designed by some of the most brilliant CAD minds …